SORTIE REPORT
Event Date: 1944-05-01
SORTIE DATA:
COMBAT CREDIT STATUS TARGET ATTACKED (MODE)
No Crashed
Comments: Aircraft landed a short distance before the runway pavement. Due to uneven surface ahead of the runway, the right main landing gear was damaged upon striking the runway edge. Shortly after, the right main gear collapsed, causing a ground loop, and some damage to aircraft. No crew were injured.
Non-Combat Sortie
- SORTIE AIRCRAFT DATA:
TYPE SERIAL NUMBER SQ CODE NAME
B-17G 42-107074 BK*P not known
- SORTIE CREW DATA:
POSITION CREWMEMBER UNIT STATUS
Pilot Miller, James Gilmore, II 546 Completed, Uninjured
Co-pilot Thoma, Edward P 546 Completed, Uninjured
Radio Operator Barnes, Francis E 546 Completed, Uninjured
Engineer/Top Turret McDonald, Edward William 546 Completed, Uninjured
- SORTIE-RELATED DOCUMENTS:
TYPE IDENTIFICATION
ACCIREPAccident Report Number 44-05-01-505
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